In Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, a 48 year-old man was found dead this morning at an internet cafe. The man, whose last name was Liu, had been playing for seven hours, when he slumped over at his keyboard. He had paid for a ten-hour block.

The net cafe tried unsuccessful to wake him, before calling the paramedics. When they arrived on the scene, it was too late.

Mr. Liu, who was described as a big, healthy man, was a net cafe regular. Since he would game at the net cafe two or three times a week for ten-hour sessions, nobody really expected anything so sudden and so unfortunate like this would happen.

電動連打10小時 男子網咖猝死 [Yahoo!]

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